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    Book Review: Courting Dissolution: Adumbration, Alterity and the Dislocation of Sacrifice from Space to Image by Michael Lent

Book Review: Courting Dissolution: Adumbration, Alterity and the Dislocation of Sacrifice from Space to Image by Michael Lent

In Courting Dissolution: Adumbration, Alterity and the Dislocation of Sacrifice from Space to Image, US artist and researcher Michael Lent explores the […]

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    Interview: A Q&A with Ritu Menon, co-founder of feminist press Kali for Women

Interview: A Q&A with Ritu Menon, co-founder of feminist press Kali for Women

In November 2017, the shortlist for the DSC literature prize for South Asian Literature was announced at the LSE. Ritu […]

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    Feature: Introducing the ‘Penguin Women Writers’ series: A Q&A with assistant editor Isabel Wall

Feature: Introducing the ‘Penguin Women Writers’ series: A Q&A with assistant editor Isabel Wall

In February 2018, Penguin launched their new ‘Penguin Women Writers’ series. Featuring four books chosen by the acclaimed authors […]

Feature Essay: Praise for the Lorde by Tricia Wombell

Sister Outsider, written by Audre Lorde, is the book club selection for the 2018 Women of the World (WOW) […]

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    LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Feature: Writing Dark Chapter, and 6 Other Fiction Books that Dramatise Inequality by Winnie M. Li

LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Feature: Writing Dark Chapter, and 6 Other Fiction Books that Dramatise Inequality by Winnie M. Li

75 years after the publication of the Beveridge report, LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 (Mon 19 Feb – Sat 24 Feb 2018) […]

LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Preview: The Doctor’s Dilemma

75 years after the publication of the Beveridge report, LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 (Mon 19 Feb – Sat 24 Feb 2018) […]

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    Book Review: Personal Style Blogs: Appearances That Fascinate by Rosie Findlay

Book Review: Personal Style Blogs: Appearances That Fascinate by Rosie Findlay

In Personal Style Blogs: Appearances That Fascinate, Rosie Findlay analyses the development of personal style blogs from their early origins, […]

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    Book Review: Picturing the Cosmos: A Visual History of Early Soviet Space Endeavor by Iina Kohonen

Book Review: Picturing the Cosmos: A Visual History of Early Soviet Space Endeavor by Iina Kohonen

In Picturing the Cosmos: A Visual History of Early Soviet Space Endeavor, Iina Kohonen examines a variety of artworks and archival […]

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    Book Review: Ghostbodies: Towards a New Theory of Invalidism by Maia Dolphin-Krute

Book Review: Ghostbodies: Towards a New Theory of Invalidism by Maia Dolphin-Krute

In Ghostbodies: Towards a New Theory of Invalidism, Maia Dolphin-Krute explores depictions of chronic illness, proposing the idea of the […]

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    Book Review: The Art of Brutalism: Rescuing Hope from Catastrophe in 1950s Britain by Ben Highmore

Book Review: The Art of Brutalism: Rescuing Hope from Catastrophe in 1950s Britain by Ben Highmore

In The Art of Brutalism: Rescuing Hope from Catastrophe in 1950s Britain, Ben Highmore offers a comprehensive exploration of brutalism as […]

Book Review: The Origin of Others by Toni Morrison

In The Origin of Others, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature Toni Morrison extends her […]

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    Long Read Review: The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World by Maya Jasanoff

Long Read Review: The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World by Maya Jasanoff

In The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World, Maya Jasanoff argues that novelist Joseph Conrad’s life and […]

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    Book Review: Deconstructing Dirty Dancing by Stephen Lee Naish

Book Review: Deconstructing Dirty Dancing by Stephen Lee Naish

In Deconstructing Dirty Dancing, Stephen Lee Naish unpacks the enduring popularity of the film Dirty Dancing, released to mixed […]

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    Book Review: Balloon Madness: Flights of Imagination in Britain, 1783-1786 by Clare Brant

Book Review: Balloon Madness: Flights of Imagination in Britain, 1783-1786 by Clare Brant

In Balloon Madness: Flights of Imagination in Britain, 1783-1786, Clare Brant explores the booming popularity of the hot air balloon in […]

Book Review: How the Essay Film Thinks by Laura Rascaroli

In How the Essay Film Thinks, Laura Rascaroli roots her study of the essay film firmly within film theory […]

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